US Popularity:2523
Meaning:Beauty; Lapis lazuli
Like the unending grace of a flowing river, your little precious gem is sure to be a great beauty—both inside and out. Give baby a name that encompasses all that, and choose Rumi. This short but sweet feminine name has a two common translations: “beauty,” and “lapis lazuli.” Both of these meanings are possible because of the different kanji letters used to spell the name in Japanese. If you would like your little darling to feel connected to their heritage and culture, then this moniker will undoubtedly help. Fans of literature might also associate Rumi with the famed 13th-century mystic and poet, whose poems have been described as some of the best in the world. It feels apt that a name with so many unique adjectives and descriptors in its meaning is connected to one of the world’s foremost creatives. Your little one is sure to be inspired by their incredible new name!

Rumi Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rumi is currently #879 on The Bump
Girl:Rumi is currently #651 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rumi is currently #2523 in U.S. births
Girl:Rumi is currently #1924 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 34
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Japanese Given Names, A window Into Contemporary Japanese Society by Ivona Barešová pg. 240

  • Britannica, Rumi, December 2023

  • Japanese Names info, Rumi

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